How not to make a complete fool of yourself at a business networking event

How not to make a complete fool of yourself at a business networking event

We should really hold our hands up and come clean in stating that this guide should not really be required by anyone that currently works in a professional environment. After all, if you’re the sort of person that needs to be told how to behave at business networking events – your company probably shouldn’t be…

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A poorly constructed steel tank causes the 1919 Boston Molasses Flood

A poorly constructed steel tank causes the 1919 Boston Molasses Flood

Boston endured one of history’s oddest occurrences when a flood of molasses tore through the city’s North End on 15th January 1919. What became known as the ‘Great Molasses Flood,’ resulted in the depositing of so much sticky goo that residents of the area claimed to still be able to smell the molasses decades later…

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Airbnb plans to let any old Tom, Dick or Harry become a tour guide

Airbnb plans to let any old Tom, Dick or Harry become a tour guide

  Airbnb has announced plans to let any old Tom, Dick or Harry become a professional tour guide via its ‘Experiences’ arm of the business.   In the same way that it enabled pretty much anybody with a front door key to become a hotelier, the company is ramping up its efforts to become a…

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Wenger claims Alexandre Lacazette was accidentally bought by his Amazon Echo

Wenger claims Alexandre Lacazette was accidentally bought by his Amazon Echo

  Arsene Wenger has sensationally claimed this week that Alexandre Lacazette was accidentally purchased by his Amazon Echo device whilst he was searching for some music to listen to at home in his conservatory.   The Echo Dot, which can perform functions such as making shopping lists and playing music with voice commands, is rumoured…

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Tesco to take on Aldi and Lidl by placing random products next to each other

Tesco to take on Aldi and Lidl by placing random products next to each other

  Tesco is understood to be working on a secret plan to take on cut-price chains Aldi and Lidl by placing random products next to each other in its stores.   Aldi and Lidl have been winning shoppers from the big four supermarkets namely: Tesco, Asda, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s since the last recession, yet in…

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Sports Direct customers ejected unless they get to level 2 of Space Invaders

Sports Direct customers ejected unless they get to level 2 of Space Invaders

  Sports Direct customers will be ejected from stores unless they are able to prove themselves capable of reaching level 2 of the arcade game Space Invaders.   The sports retail chain’s owner Mike Ashley is hoping to cash in by clearing space in stores to host live matches between players who will battle it…

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Eurostar launches new ‘weed special’ service between London and Amsterdam

Eurostar launches new ‘weed special’ service between London and Amsterdam

  Eurostar has announced that it will be launching a new ‘weed special’ service between London and Amsterdam in a bid to compete with airlines for the lucrative cannabis smoking demographic.   The service will allow passengers to travel from St Pancras station in central London, direct to the Netherlands in three to four hours,…

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Mike Tyson swears at a Canadian presenter during a live TV interview

Mike Tyson swears at a Canadian presenter during a live TV interview

Have you ever sworn at somebody during an interview in the workplace because they asked you a question that you didn’t like? If you have, you’re not alone. Former world boxing heavyweight champion of the world, Mike Tyson, took umbrage when he was asked a question about his rape conviction during a live television interview…

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Customer Feedback Form – Fitted kitchen Units

Customer Feedback Form – Fitted kitchen Units

We are constantly trying to improve the level of service we provide, and ask that you take a minute to tell us how we are doing and what we can do to improve. How happy are you with the job we have just completed?  (1 = delighted – 5 = very unhappy) 1 2 3…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I wish my staff would hate me and bully me

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I wish my staff would hate me and bully me

  Dear Darcus, I really wish my staff would hate me and bully me a bit. I am the founder of a tech unicorn that has recently been floated on the stock exchange and because I gave shares in the company to everyone that works here – my entire staff think I’m amazing. They always…

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